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Congress Says It Will Not Tolerate 'Agents Gone Wild'

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The latest episode: sexual misconduct and security lapses by employees at the DEA and Secret Service. Members of a House panel say they've lost confidence in DEA Administrator Michele Leonhart.

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The Takeaway

Modi's Rise From Tea Seller to Prime Minister

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Lance Price, author of "The Modi Effect," discusses Indian Prime Ministers Narendra Modi's rise from a humble chai-wallah tea seller to the leader of the world's largest democracy. 

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The Takeaway

The Road to a Sustainable Future

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

With a crisis on nearly every continent, world governments are negotiating a set of  goals focused on ending extreme poverty, preventable diseases, and curbing climate change. 

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You Didn't Check The 'Presidential Election Campaign' Box On Your Taxes, Did You?

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The little box is for presidential public financing. At first, it was relatively popular, but now fewer people are checking the box — and more candidates are rejecting the funds.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Fast Track for Asia Trade?

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Should we grant Obama the power to "fast track" the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal?

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The Takeaway

E.U. Regulators File Charges Against Google

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Is Google really good at maps, search, video and aggregation? Or are they a monopoly destroying competitors? The E.U. says the tech giant is monopolistic. 

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The Takeaway

On Tax Day, Where's the Tax Reform?

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

You've either filed, are filing, or are filing an extension, but what if we had a deadline for Congress and the president for a comprehensive tax overhaul? 

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Morning Edition

Clinton Tours Iowa; Begins Outlining 4 Pillars Of Her Campaign

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Hillary Clinton says she's running for president because "Americans and their families need a champion." She's trying to convey that message on her first trip to Iowa since announcing her candidacy.

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Morning Edition

Obama, Senate Compromise Gives Congress A Say On Iran Nuclear Deal

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

A Senate committee voted for a bill that gives Congress a review of the Iran nuclear accord. The president had threatened to veto such a bill but it was amended to address some of his objections.

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Morning Edition

A Decade After Blowing The Whistle On The FBI, Vindication

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

After Robert Kobus alerted his bosses to improper payroll practices, he was transferred to an all but empty office. The Justice Department eventually determined the FBI had retaliated against him.

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WNYC News

De Blasio Heads to Midwest, Still No Endorsement

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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Speaking to reporters for the first time on Tuesday, the mayor held firm on holding off on a Hillary Clinton endorsement.

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WNYC News

Chris Christie Went To New Hampshire and Talked About EVERYTHING

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Social Security, check. Medicare, check. 

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Morning Edition

Who Was John Wilkes Booth Before He Became Lincoln's Assassin?

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

On the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln's death, Morning Edition's Renee Montagne and historian Terry Alford explore John Wilkes Booth's life, and how the assassination affected his family.

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Congress Approves Longer-Term Fix For Medicare Reimbursements

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Eight senators, all Republicans, voted against the bill because funding has not been fully allocated for its $214 billion cost. President Obama says he will sign it.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Sustainability, Childhood Freedom, and Composting Corpses

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Takeaway explores new international goals on climate change and poverty, the debate over "free-range" parenting, and a new initiative to compost the dead.

The Leonard Lopate Show

Hillary's Campaign. A Star Trek Captain. Investigating Seafood.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Is Hillary and good at running for President? Kate Mulgrew! The French community that saved thousands in WW2. Did slaves catch your seafood?

The Brian Lehrer Show

Social Security Overhaul; The Trans-Pacific Partnership; A Dollar Slice

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Christie's overhaul of Social Security; the Trans-Pacific Partnership; the Pope addresses the Armenian genocide; Times Square as an urban model; the history and evolution of pizza.

All Things Considered

Andrew Johnson's Presidency Highlighted Issues With Vice Presidential Selection

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews University of Virginia historian Barbara Perry about the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Andrew Johnson presidency.

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On The Media

Tell OTM What You Think About Campaign Coverage

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

TELL US: At this point in the campaign, with the election a year and half away, what do you want from the media’s coverage of campaign stops and photo ops?
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All Things Considered

Immigrant-Rights Activists In Seattle Claim Victory In Child Deportation Case

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

A federal judge in Seattle has given immigrant advocates a victory.

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